Hult Prize promotes social entrepreneurship in students of AIT

The Hult Prize is an annual, year-long competition for university students around the world that challenges on campus teams to solve social issues such as food security, water access, energy, and education. It is home to the world’s largest college and university network for social impact and offers a US$1 million prize to help the winning team launch a social enterprise.

Leading traffic expert at AIT advises on road safety measures in Thailand

By Kanda Yaemboonruang

Associate Professor Dr. Kunnawee Kanitpong, director of the Thailand Accident Research Center (TARC) and faculty member in the Transportation Engineering program at the Asian Institute of Technology, advises holidaymakers in Thailand to avoid speeding during and after New Year’s.

Studies by TARC show that the maximum safe speed for motorcycles is 80 km/h, while cars should maintain a speed of 100 km/h or lower on the nation’s highways.

Q&A Interview: Social Enterprise Startup by AIT Alumna Empowers the Elderly in Nepal

By Sanjeet Amatya

This month, The Gazette interviewed Ms. Sthapit from Nepal—an alumna from AIT’s Gender and Development Studies program. She is the co-founder of Aji’s Products, a social enterprise in Kathmandu that empowers senior citizens in society to live healthy and happy lives by providing a platform to showcase their skills and knowledge.

AIT Received Donations to Support GTE Laboratory Equipment

AIT received a total of THB 150,000 from GTE alumni to support the Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering laboratory. The donations will be used for student research in the GTE laboratory.

According to Dr. Eden Woon, AIT President, these donations from GTE alumni will enable AIT faculty members and students to do their research using efficient lab equipment and provide higher quality research output.

AIT Received Donations to Support Digital Media Lab

AIT received a total of THB 264,000 from Associate Professor Dr. Suvit Saetia and Alumni Friends for upgrading the AIT Digital Media Lab.

With this contribution, AIT students, faculty, and staff will be able to use more efficient digital media equipment and software to support their various purposes ranging from developing materials for online promotional activities to student research documentation to educational content for online or hybrid teaching.